The Power of Young People as Changemakers

By Mercia Takavarasha, Senior Programmes Officer and Pioneer Facilitator at Generations For Peace “The power of youth is the common wealth for the entire world. The faces of young people are the faces of our past, our present and our future. No segment in the society can match with the power, idealism, enthusiasm, and courage of the young people.” – Kailash Satyarthi The headmaster at … Continue reading The Power of Young People as Changemakers

Ask The Experts, 4

“What aspect of informal education has the most impact on preventing violent extremism?” In the fourth post of our “Ask the Experts” blog series, Generations For Peace is joined by five of the world’s leading peacebuilding NGOs to answer a new question in honour of International Education Week and International Students’ Day. Elizabeth Hume | Vice President and Acting CEO at Alliance for Peacebuilding We understand the … Continue reading Ask The Experts, 4

Sustained Peace for Sustainable Cities

Aseel Zahran, Outreach Officer at Generations For Peace Institute, and Chris Todd, Communications Officer at Generations For Peace Today is World Cities Day. As the world’s population grows, so do rates of global urbanisation. With the number of people living in urban settings expected to reach 68% by 2050, an 18% increase from today, the challenges facing cities are ballooning. From increased pressure on transport … Continue reading Sustained Peace for Sustainable Cities

GFP Stories of the UN Sustainable Development Goals

By Chris Todd, Communications Officer at Generations For Peace United Nations Day 2018 marks the 73rd anniversary of the UN Charter’s entry into force and celebrates everything that the UN represents and has achieved since its establishment in 1945. Generations For Peace is proud to contribute to the UN Global Sustainability Goals (SDGs), set out by the United Nations 2030 Agenda. While our programming touches … Continue reading GFP Stories of the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Ask the Experts, 3

“What is the meaning of Peace Building?” In the third post of our blog series entitled, “Ask the Experts,” Generations For Peace is joined by 9 of the world’s leading peace-building NGOs to answer a new question in honour of the movement to add the word “peacebuilding” to the dictionary. To learn more about this campaign, visit its website here. Melanie Greenberg | Former CEO at the … Continue reading Ask the Experts, 3